Traditional Animation Twitter Page Reaches 10,000 Followers!
We wanted to give a big thank you for all of your support for TraditionalAnimation.com, we have grown so much since we created this site in 2011! We are still the #1 hand-drawn animation website on the web and it is because of all of you we have reached another
The First Place Walt Disney Called Home in LA Set To Be Demolished
Some sad news about the house Walt Disney first called home in California, it is set to be demolished which is also the birthplace of the first animation studio in Los Angeles. The house is located one block east of Vermont in Los Feliz, 4406 Kingswell Avenue and was built
New Episodes of Samurai Jack Coming to Cartoon Network!
Creator Genndy Tartakovsky is bringing back the popular animated cartoon series Samurai Jack to Cartoon Network & Adult Swim with all-new episodes in 2016! The images that have been released to the public so far reveal a more violent and darker Jack 50 years in the future. TEASER! Jack will
Do you use a mirror when you animate?
Throughout the years professional animators have used mirrors to capture facial expressions, even the use of full body mirrors to capture all of the characters movement to assist them in their animation. The mirror is a very important tool for animators. Some might say an animators job is easy, and
What Is Your Favorite Animated Movie Of All Time?
What is your favorite animated movie of all time? We want to know! This question is the ultimate question that needs an answer. For many it is hard to choose because their are so many great animated movies that have been produced throughout the years. But if you had to
New “Batman: The Killing Joke” Stars Mark Hamill & Kevin Conroy
Mark Hamill and Kevin Conroy are returning to DC in the latest Batman animated movie. “Batman: The Killing Joke”. Mark Hamill will once again voice the Joker and Kevin Conroy will reprise his role as Batman. In addition, Tara Strong will voice Barbra Gordon (aka Batgirl), and Ray Wise will
First Image from the New 2017 Ducktales Reboot!
Last year when Disney announced the new Ducktales animated series reboot that will be premiering on Disney XD, I was ecstatic! Ducktales has to be one the greatest animated cartoons of all time and now they are back! Disney released a first image from the new series and it is
The Traditional Animation Show with Stephen Anderson
Watch on Vimeo: The Traditional Animation Show with Stephen Anderson We have a brand new episode of The Traditional Animation Show!! We interview Disney Director Stephen Anderson and find out how he got his start in animation, from college all the way up to directing Winnie the Pooh for Walt
Dragon’s Lair: The Movie Hits Indiegogo Goal!!!
Congratulations Don Bluth & Gary Goldman!!! Dragon’s Lair just reached $250,000 on Indiegogo!! This is great news for the world of Traditional Animation. These two living legends have proven that hand-drawn animation is alive and well. I have had the honor and privilege to work for Don Bluth & Gary
Pups of Liberty Interview with Bert and Jennifer Klein!
Bert and Jennifer Klein have released a brand new episode of Pups of Liberty entitled, “The Dog-claration of Independence”. Pups of Liberty is animated beautifully, with great backgrounds and historical stories from American History. They cover the American Founders, the Revolution, Colonial America, Congress and the Declaration of Independence. A
Dragon’s Lair: The Movie Kickstarter is LIVE!!
DRAGON’S LAIR: THE MOVIE KICKSTARTER IS HERE!! Don Bluth and Gary Goldman have just released the campaign filled with many great rewards including signed drawings, art books, maquettes, animation classes and so much more! Check it out and contribute, we definitely are! Dragon’s Lair: The Movie – Kickstarter From Don
Exclusive Don Bluth & Gary Goldman Interview!!
New Episode of The Traditional Animation Show is online!! In this episode we interview animation legends Don Bluth and Gary Goldman!! We uploaded the full uncut version that includes an additional 20 minutes of footage!! Find out about their past, present and future plans including their Dragon’s Lair: The Movie
New “The Nine Old Men” Book by Andreas Deja
Andreas Deja released his new book entitled “The Nine Old Men: Lessons, Techniques, and Inspiration from Disney’s Great Animators”. Filled with some never before seen original drawings, and the works of each of Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men! Andreas shares their knowledge on acting, figure drawing, story and so much
New Traditional Animation Show with Aaron Blaise!!
Watch on Vimeo The Traditional Animation Show – Aaron Blaise Interview We have a brand new episode of The Traditional Animation Show!! We interview former Disney Director Aaron Blaise and find out how he got his start in animation, from college all the way up to directing Brother Bear for
New Dr. Seuss book “What Pet Should I Get”
A brand new Dr. Seuss book, “What Pet Should I Get?” is set for release tomorrow July 28, 2015. This is the first book to be released since his last book “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” in 1990, a year before his passing. Audrey Geisel, his widow and longtime secretary